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Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio

Enlighten, Serve, Empower

three stars

87.62

7162 Reading Road Suite 600
Cincinnati, OH 45237
tel: (513) 241-7745   Web Site
EIN: 31-0536968

Board Leadership
Joel Handorf
Chair

CEO
Ted Bergh
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.62 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (CCSWO), an agency of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, exists to advance the human dignity and welfare of people in need by providing comprehensive social services in response to the teachings of Christ and the Catholic Church. The Agency is committed to extending God's love for the human family by assisting people to live more fully and freely, to accept that love for themselves and to share it with others. Programs and services offered by CCSWO include: adoption, counseling, foster grandparents, homemaker/personal care, infant foster care, jail chaplaincy, mental health counseling program, Northern Brown Senior Center, older adult services sponsored by TriHealth, social assessment and support services, parenting and enrichment, pregnancy counseling, post adoptive services and many more.

Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (CCSWO), an agency of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, exists to advance the human dignity and welfare of people in need by providing comprehensive social services in response to the teachings of Christ and the Catholic Church. The Agency is committed to extending God's love for the human family by assisting people to live more fully and freely, to accept that love for themselves and to share it with others. Programs and services offered by CCSWO include: adoption, counseling, foster grandparents, homemaker/personal care, infant foster care, jail chaplaincy, mental health counseling program, Northern Brown Senior Center, older adult services sponsored by TriHealth, social assessment and support services, parenting and enrichment, pregnancy counseling, post adoptive services and many more.

Impact Information

This charity has reported a measure of cost-effectiveness: how much impact (per dollar) your donation will have on the charity's social outcome. The cost-effectiveness calculation was performed using protocols developed by ImpactMatters, an independent auditor of philanthropic impact.

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Program Name: Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio
Program Activities
Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that serve meals and provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Impact Assessment
5/5
Assessment Benchmark
Impact assessments of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive a 5/5 assessment if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a 4/5 assessment if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a 3/5 assessment.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of June 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (OH) 87.62 three stars
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. (FL) 92.78 four stars
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fresno (CA) 91.52 four stars
Broome County Council of Churches (NY) 92.74 four stars
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada (NV) 93.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,432,300
   Federated Campaigns $737,901
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $138,271
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,211,848
Total Contributions $14,520,320
   Program Service Revenue $239,707
Total Primary Revenue $14,760,027
   Other Revenue $-198,569
TOTAL REVENUE $14,561,458
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,279,315
   Administrative Expenses $1,019,781
   Fundraising Expenses $529,316
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,828,412
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,266,954
   
Net Assets $7,419,083

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Foodbank $9,909,110 69.4%
Senior Services $2,346,984 16.4%
Su Casa Hispanic center and Immigration legal Service $1,135,498 8.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 87.62 three stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 87.22 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.38 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 87.70 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 90.71 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 93.56 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 95.11 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 93.38 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 87.88 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 87.25 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.38 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 77.96 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 75.73 two stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 80.37 three stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 81.91 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 81.63 three stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 89.74 three stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 86.03 three stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 92.52 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 31-0536968
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUTHWESTERN OHIO
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (405) Loans or grants for minority businesses
(349) Other youth organization or activities
(564) Family planning
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$151,691 0.95% Howard T. Bergh CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (OH) 87.62 three stars
Catholic Social Services of Columbus (OH) 94.54 four stars
Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota (MN) 93.11 four stars
Catholic Charities, Inc. - Diocese of Wichita (KS) 92.44 four stars
Broome County Council of Churches (NY) 92.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio
7162 Reading Road
Suite 600
Cincinnati, OH 45237
tel: (513) 241-7745
fax: (513) 241-4333
EIN: 31-0536968

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Board Leadership

Joel Handorf
Chair

CEO

Ted Bergh
Chief Executive Officer

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